Stephen Klasko, MD. President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health (Philadelphia). Under the leadership of Dr. Klasko, Jefferson Health has grown from a three-hospital urban academic medical center to an eight-hospital system, resulting from the 2014 merger of Jefferson with Abington (Pa.) Health. Dr. Klasko served as CEO of Tampa, Fla.-based USF Health and dean of the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida before joining Jefferson. He has authored multiple books, including his latest, We CAN Fix Healthcare in America, and serves as editor-in-chief of the journal Healthcare Transformation. In addition, Dr. Klasko serves on several boards, including that of Bethlehem, Pa.-based Lehigh University.
Originally posted September 2, 2016